No, Daniel Sarewitz, Science Does Not Have To Give Way to Religion

Articles declaring that science is just like religion, or that science must not address religion, annoy me. Partially because they’re wrong, but mostly because they tend to thoroughly and willfully misunderstand both science and religion, to the detriment of both. Exhibit A: Sometimes Science Must Give Way to Religion, a column appearing in the latest [Read More…]

Secular Pro-Life Group Responds to Criticism

After I posted Marco Rosaire Rossi‘s piece criticizing the pro-life atheist groups (from the latest issue of The Humanist) a few days ago, there were a lot of commenters agreeing that the groups in question really were anti-science, as the headline suggested. Now, the group Secular Pro-Life is responding back to what they see as [Read More…]

UW-Madison Atheists March in Gay Pride Parade

Last weekend, the Atheists, Humanists, & Agnostics (AHA!) at the University of Wisconsin – Madison marched in the Wisconsin Capitol Pride parade in support of their LGBT allies: Atheists for the win [Read more…]

Shift Happens: Teresa MacBain Explains How She Left Her Faith

Teresa MacBain is one of the increasingly popular group of pastors-turned-atheists. She was the first female graduate of the Clergy Project and now works as Director of Public Relations for American Atheists. Back in June, Teresa spoke about her religious “shift” at the FreeOK Conference in Tulsa, Oklahoma: Like many former pastors, she’s *really* hard [Read More…]

The Seal of Austin, Texas Contains a Cross… and an Atheist is Speaking Out Against It

This is the city seal for Austin, Texas: Activist Joe Zamecki (who co-founded Atheists Helping the Homeless) spoke yesterday to the Austin City Council about why they needed to remove the cross from the seal. His basic argument? It doesn’t fairly represent the population of this great city, and our government should never actively promote [Read More…]


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